The suspension system of a 1700 kg automobile "sags" 13 cm when the chassis is placed on it. Also, the oscillation amplitude decreases by 62% each cycle. Estimate the values of (a) the spring constant k and (b) the damping constant b for the spring and shock absorber system of one wheel, assuming each wheel supports 425 kg.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Kx = mg

K = 1281.5 N/m

But the damping constant i am having trouble with.

W' = Square root (K/m - b^2/4m^2) is the formula i think i use?

= kg/s

but both answers are wrong

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# Homework Help: Damping constant

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